Playhouse Square announces 2019-20 Broadway Series

Playhouse Square in Cleveland has announced its 2019-20 KeyBank Broadway Series lineup. Hitting the stage next season will be: “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical,” Oct. 8-27 “The Band’s Visit,” Nov. 5-24 “Mean Girls,” Dec. 3-22 “Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical,” Feb. 4-23, 2020 “Jesus Christ Superstar,” March 10-29, 2020 “My Fair Lady,” April 28-May 17, 2020 “Disney Frozen: The Broadway Musical,” July 15-Aug. 16, 2020. … Continue reading Playhouse Square announces 2019-20 Broadway Series

‘The Little Mermaid’ takes the stage at CVLT

What: “The Little Mermaid” Where: Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, 40 River St., Chagrin Falls When: Through Dec. 16 Why you should go: Director Michael Rogan and a cast of over 40 actors (and one dog), have brought Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” to life. For those not familiar with the movie, some notes from a news release: Based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale, THE LITTLE … Continue reading ‘The Little Mermaid’ takes the stage at CVLT

Thou hath no reason to fear Shakespeare

An introduction to performing Shakespeare for youth in grades 6-12 begins from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at French Creek Nature Center in Sheffield Village. The emphasis is on language and emotion, with some scene work and verse analysis. But they promise the class is “no pressure.” Sign up for the 3-week class by Nov. 28 by calling 440-949-5200 ext 226, or by visiting … Continue reading Thou hath no reason to fear Shakespeare

‘Parallel Lives’ on stage at River Street Playhouse in Chagrin Falls

What: The stage adaptation of “Parallel Lives” Where: Chagrin Valley Little Theatre’s River Street Playhouse, 40 River St., Chagrin Falls When: Nov. 23 through Dec. 8. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and a matinee is scheduled for 2 p.m. Dec. 2. Why you should go: CVLT makes its pitch in a news release: Starring Yvonne E. Pilarczyk and Lisa Freebairn, PARALLEL LIVES details … Continue reading ‘Parallel Lives’ on stage at River Street Playhouse in Chagrin Falls

Holiday shows on stage at Ohio Star Theater

Ohio Star Theater‘s holiday season is underway. Here’s a look at what’s going on at the Sugarcreek playhouse: “Christmas in Paradise” This new musical is an inspirational and uplifting journey that reveals unexpected treasures in unlikely places, according to a news release. Thrift store owners Matthew and Mary are facing challenges while caring for an elderly and ailing parent, as Christmas Day approaches. Their trials … Continue reading Holiday shows on stage at Ohio Star Theater